Definition of “jingle” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “jingle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“jingle” in American English

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jingleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈdʒɪŋ·ɡəl/

jingle verb [ I/T ] (RING)

to make a repeated gentle ringing sound, or to cause an object to make a ringing sound:

[ T ] He jingled the coins in his pocket.


us /ˈdʒɪŋ·ɡəl/

jingle noun (TUNE)

[ C ] a short, simple tune, often with words, that is easy to remember and is used to advertise a product on radio or television

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“jingle” in Business English

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jinglenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒɪŋɡl/ us also commercial jingle MARKETING

a short tune or song used to advertise a product on television or the radio:

She is one of America's most successful commercial jingle writers.

(Definition of “jingle” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)